.HK is the ccTLD of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong has a population of 7,136,300 and ranks as the 32nd most populous country in Asia. Hong Kong is a region in China. Hong Kong has one of the fastest growing economies at the moment.
Today .hk has more than 184,916 registered domain names. The .hk ccTLD is active and gaining popularity since 1990. The .hk extension is a good way to represent a business in Hong Kong. Using the .hk extension will help reach their market better and will bring to the trust of local customers.
The domain name can be activated when the payment is complete and we have all the requested documents (including the payment confirmation). .hk domain names are available for 1, 2, 3 and 5 year(s). The domain registration time frame for .hk during general availability is 3 Days.
Any individual or organization are allowed to register a .hk extension.
Certain domains are reserved and can only be registered as Domain Names under special conditions.
Notice: If the Registrar or Registrant submits incomplete information, Registry reserves its right to request from the Registrar to submit respective data. If the requested data is not provided within 7 (seven) working days, the Registry is authorized to suspend functioning of the Domain Name.
At present, the .hk domain zone does not provide means to hide the information of the domain owner. All information (name, address, email, etc.) will be displayed in WHOIS.
The transfer process performs based on EPP code. The registrant should request the code from the losing registrar and provide the gaining one.
The transfer code is valid for 7 days only. So, if it expires it needs to be generated again. The transfer process completed in 7 working days. Only after that, the domain can be managed by the owner.
If the Registrant via the intermediation does not renew the domain name, it will be Suspended during the 30 (thirty) days period from the expiry date of the domain name registration. After the lapse of the 30 (thirty) days period, the Registry is obliged to cancel domain name registration and delete data related to the domain name from the Domain Name Register. The domain will become available for everyone.
Although .HK is a ccTLD of Hong Kong, it is also used by some Russian 2ch style imageboards.
The main purpose of domain name Registries, including .hk domain registry, is to keep all information about registered domains together with the registrant names and other data. .hk is administered by the Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation, the only organization endorsed by the Hong Kong Government to undertake the administration of 'hk' domain names.
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